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My Kenmore 70 series wahing machine will not cut off the water no matter what selection of load size I use. I took off the hose to the pressure sensor(load size) and there is water in the hose. I blow into the pressure sensor and I hear it click. I turned on the machine and blew into the pressure sensor and the water cut off. Any suggestions? Thanks!

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  • rkristynik Apr 04, 2011

    Thank you for your advice. The pressure switch fixed the problem. Thanks again!

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Blow through hose to be sure it is clear and replace the pressure switch.

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